Director of F&B

Alexandria, MN

Posted: 03/21/2019 Country: US State/Province: MN Job ID: CE46583335 Salary: 65000

Director of Food and Beverage

Upscale Full-Service Hotel

Our company is in search of a dedicated Director of Food & Beverage willing to go the extra mile for guests. If this sounds like you, Apply Today for our location in West Central Minnesota area! Our Company is continuing to grow successfully, which is why we are searching for more talented and experienced leaders. Our restaurant is a farm to table restaurant, using only fresh ingredients. We serve creative and seasonal dishes, as well as many different wines, beers, and cocktails. Our facility includes different large banquet halls, used for many different events.If you would like to become a Director of Food & Beverage with a company within an enjoyable environment don’t miss this opportunity at our location in West Central Minnesota area! 

Title of Position: Director of Food and Beverage

Job Responsibilities: Our Director of Food and Beverage is responsible for leading and managing the food and beverage division of the hotel, ensuring a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. This Director must also manage food and beverage preparation and delivery activities to assure santitation, timely delivery and a high quality product while attaining budgetary goals. The Director of Food & Beverage must analyze financial reports, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the food and beverage division, anticipate trends, enact service, as well as come up with profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities. The Director of Food and Beverage is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for food and beverage operations, marketing and sales that support achievement of each of the hotel’s goals. Training staff, and monitoring all aspects of food production including size, quality, taste and presentation will be a key duty of the Director of Food & Beverage.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Quarterly Bonus
  •  Annual Bonus


  • The Director Food & Beverage must have 2+ years of college education 
  • The Director of Food & Beverage must possess strong knowledge of food, methods of food preparation, alcoholic beverages, trends in both food and alcoholic beverages, and be able to develop menus from this knowledge
  • The Director of Food & Beverage must have the ability to compose and express thoughts in a clear and understandable way to ensure effective communications
  • 4+ years of food and beverage management experience in a restaurant or hotel environment is required for the Director of Food & Beverage 
  • The Director of Food & Beverage must have sufficient mathematical skills to prepare forecasts, budgets, and reports, calculate food, beverage and labor costs, etc.

Craig Egan, CPC
Franchise Partner | Hospitality Division

Craig Egan is the Gecko Executive Hospitality Recruiter for Minnesota. He has 31 years of experience in the restaurant business, with the last 11 years as a Multi-Unit Director and Vice President.

Before becoming a part of Gecko Hospitality, Craig successfully built top of the line management teams, while facilitating top level financial results as both a single unit operator as well as a multi-unit operator. Throughout his experience in the restaurant industry, Craig has ultimately prided himself on the relationships he has built with his employees and guests.  His exceptional experience in strategic planning and customer service transfers perfectly to Gecko Hospitality.  His ability to build great teams will be an asset in matching candidates perfectly with employers. Joining Gecko Hospitality has fulfilled a dream of owning his own business.

Craig started as a dish washer in a local café and with drive and motivation, elevated himself to the vice president of a restaurant chain, and now owner of his own business. He recently moved to Minnesota for a life on the lake with his wife Cindy, his son Jack, and his daughter Jordan.

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